Mover of bytes, master of bit puppets, creator of game worlds. In other words, someone who makes computers do things.

This is my personal page. Here you can find some generic information about me and what I’ve been doing.

If you want to check my game development website see The Lemon Behind The Sofa. For generic technical posts, check my tech blog Repeat Until Keypressed. If you want to see my videos see Marco Lopes TV.

Hope you like my page. Don’t hesitate to contact me if you feel you have something to say.


17 Jul 2016 . Scala . Scala Certification

I’ve just completed the newly created Scala Certification. Lightbend, formerly known as Typesafe, has created a Scala certification schema via Coursera. By completing the required Coursera course, taught by Martin Odersky, the creator of Scala, I have just become a certified Scala developer. I’m looking forward to give some use to those newly acquired skills.

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  • February 2001 - Today

    Software Engineer.

  • February 1999 - February 2001


  • March 1997 - February 1999

    Computer Hardware Technician.

  • 1988 - March 1997

    Coding as a hobby.


If you want to contact me, you can do it on twitter, or at:

marco at mlopes